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McDonald's Boss 'Proud' Of Pay Hike, But Protests Continue

NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook said Thursday he was “incredibly proud” of a recent decision to bump pay for some workers, even as hundreds of protesters outside called on the company to do more ahead of its annual shareholder meeting. 396 more words

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McDonald's workers descend on headquarters to protest 'poverty wages'

via. theguardian.com

Employees chant ‘We work, we sweat, put $15 in our cheque’ in biggest protest by low-wage workers as board faces angry shareholders inside closed meetings…

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Justice & Law

Time runs out for bearer shares

The ban on bearer shares comes into force this month meaning holders of those shares need to hand them back for conversion into registered shares or risk losing the rights attached to those shares. 549 more words

Business

How much money can you take out of your company without paying income tax?

Let’s start with the 2015/2016 annual personal allowance (ie the maximum amount of money that can be earned this tax year without paying any tax). 341 more words

Accounting

Bagnall: Building a merger machine at Mitel

A few weeks shy of his 72nd birthday, Terence Matthews has lost none of his enthusiasm for the big play.

“The opportunity for upside is quite unprecedented,” the Kanata billionaire said in advance of Thursday’s annual meeting of Mitel shareholders. 681 more words

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Southwest Airlines Returns Value To Shareholders

Declares 155th Consecutive Quarterly Dividend DALLAS, May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) (the Company ) announces the Southwest Airlines Board of Directors, at its meeting held today, increased the Company s quarterly dividend by 25 percent and authorized a new $1.5 billionshare repurchase program.  95 more words

Voting deadline extended after HEI shareholders fail to approve merger

After not getting the votes necessary to approve its proposed merger with NextEra Energy, Hawaiian Electric Industries has pushed back the voting deadline.

HEI says enough shareholders failed to vote, preventing them from reaching a 75-percent super-majority, which is required under Hawaii law. 107 more words

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